Copyright Basics for Educators and Students

This guide provides basic information about copyright, fair use, and educational exemptions in copyright law. Use the tabs to find additional copyright resources.

Copyright Tutorials & Explanations

Use the following links to learn copyright basics or to expand your current knowledge of copyright. The first three links are particularly useful if you are seeking copyright information related to teaching or learning.

Purdue University's "Copyright Overview" provides and excellent starting point.

Bound by Law: Trapped in a Struggle She Didn't Understand

Learn more about copyright and "fair use" by reading the graphic novel Bound by Law: Trapped in a Struggle She Didn't Understand. Click on the cover image to begin.

Front cover of comic book about copyright

Click on the front cover image above to read Bound By Law?

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